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January 2020 podcast

This podcast is freely available to anyone that's interested. Once you've listened to it, however, if you've got a subscription you can come back here and complete the quiz below; after you submit it to us we'll send you a certificate for two hours' study, to put towards your next appraisal. Subjects covered this time:

  • 'Non-attendance at urgent referral appointments for suspected cancer', BJGP December 2019, p 602
  • 'Factors affecting use of unscheduled care for people with advanced cancer', BJGP December 2019, p 603
  • 'The Reflecting Team: a new approach to case discussion', BJGP December 2019, p 612
  • 'Quaternary JPrevention: an evidence-based concept aiming to protect patients from medical harm', BJGP December 2019, p 614
  • 'AI system outperforms radiologists in first reading of breast cancer screening, study claims', BMJ m16
  • 'C reactive protein testin in general practice safely reduces antibiotic use for flare-ups of COPD', BMJ l5991
  • 'Long term exposure to ambient fine particulate matter and incidence of stroke', BMJ l6720
  • 'France removes state funding for dementia drugs', BMJ l6930

January 2020 quiz

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December 2019 podcast

This podcast is freely available to anyone that's interested. Once you've listened to it, however, if you've got a subscription you can come back here and complete the quiz below; after you submit it to us we'll send you a certificate for two hours' study, to put towards your next appraisal. Subjects covered this time:

  • Planetary Health and Primary Care: what’s the emergency?, BJGP No 688, p 534
  • Spiritual Needs Assessment: the LOADS SHARED mnemonic, BJGP No 688, p 573
  • Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage: diagnosis and initial management: summary of updated NICE guidance, BMJ 2019; 367; l6283
  • Which emollients are effective and acceptable for eczema in children?, BMJ 2019; 367; l5882
  • David Oliver: Sepsis – what’s behind the “hype”?, BMJ 2019; 367; l6327
  • Government hands Amazon free access to NHS information, BMJ 2019; 367; l6901
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November 2019 podcast

This podcast is freely available to anyone that's interested. Once you've listened to it, however, if you've got a subscription you can come back here and complete the quiz below; after you submit it to us we'll send you a certificate for two hours' study, to put towards your next appraisal. Subjects covered this time:

From BJGP Vol 69 No 684:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Diagnosis in General Practice, Nick Summerton and Martin Cansdale
  • Availability and use of cancer decision-support tools: a cross-sectional survey of UK primary care, Sarah Price, Anne Spencer, Antonieta Medina-Lara and Willie Hamilton
  • Clinical gestalt to diagnose pneumonia, sinusitis, and pharyngitis: a meta-analysis, Ariella P Dale, Christian Marchello and Mark H Ebell
  • Adapating diabetes medication for low carbohydrate management of type 2 diabetes: a practical guide, Campbell Murdoch, David Unwin, David Cavan, Mark Cucuzella and Mahendra Patel
  • Auditory Charles Bonnet syndrome: case report, Charlotte Kukstas

From BJGP Vol 69 No 685:

  • Workload impact of the Quality and Outcomes Framework for patients with diabetes: an interrupted time series in general practice, Claire Gilbert, Victoria Allgar and Tim Doran
  • Cording: a treatable complication of breast cancer surgery, Chani Smith
  • Does doctor burnout harm patients? (letter), Steve Iliffe
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